When it comes to travel, map apps are an indispensable part of our toolkit that sits loaded on our smartphone. We use it to find read reviews of nearby restaurants, find pins on a pre-planned route, browse custom maps, and maybe even the best closest emergency bathroom. It’s one of the single reasons I don’t […]
Some guy's definition: Travel hacking is the art of collecting frequent flyer miles and points to travel for free.
Now travel hacking isn't limited to just collecting points nor is it about travelling completely for free. My version of travel hacking is all about being travel savvy and being to take advantage known or unknown deals, workarounds, "hacks", and sometimes loopholes to come out on top and travel better (whether that means cheaper, longer, or happier).
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After the end of March, some of you may have lost your Hilton Honors status and if that’s the case, you’re probably looking for a quick way to get back to Gold without having to stay the full 20 stays, 40 nights, 0r 75,000 Hilton Honors base points. The good news is that Hilton’s fast […]
There are a lot of credit cards to choose from as a Canadian but as it stands right now there isn’t a stand out travel card that has all the perks most are looking for and also helps prevent you leaking money with every swipe of the card when you’re out of the country. What […]
Are you planning on making a hotel booking and looking for a deal? Sure you could price comparison shop, or you could play the long game and collect points or get a free stay after 10 bookings but let’s be honest, that takes forever. If you just want straight up savings without complicated steps or […]
If you’re in the airline industry whether as a flight attendant or grounds crew then you’re in luck because Hilton is offering a pretty substantial discount for their properties outside of the United States. It’s a bit of a secret code but anyone that is airline staff will be able to take advantage. Get up […]
I often get asked how I plan my trips. That’s when I take a deep breath and think about how I actually do it. It’s actually a good question because I know that trip planning is no easy task. There’s quite a lot involved and it’s different for every single trip but if I think […]
Remember the days when flying was a relatively easy process? You checked in, got your ticket, breezed through security and before you knew it, you were at the gate and ready to fly. Today, well times have changed and it’s increasingly more frustrating, complicated and slow. There are multiple lines to choose from now, there’s […]
You probably don’t want to hear this but car rental companies have been milking you for years. The industry secret in travel is that the listed rates are grossly inflated. This is where discount codes come into play which can come in the form of official ones and corporate ones. Over the years, I’ve been […]
It’s an age-old question…or at least it has been haunting me for a long time. I guess it was just one of those things where it seemed like a gray line so I always avoided it. NEXUS is after all a program between Canada and the USA to allow the easy crossing of borders (or […]
Here’s a neat little trick. Grabbing an Uber at an airport is expensive or downright impossible because they’re not allowed to operate at the airport. Here’s an Uber airport fare hack that you need to know about. In this guide, we’re going to show you a step-by-step breakdown of what you need to do and […]